How to Apply
(a) Candidates are required to apply Online using the link https://www. upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website.
(b) The applicants are advised to submit only single application. However, if due to any unavoidable situation, he/she submits another/multiple applications, then he/she must ensure that application with the higher RID is complete in all respects like applicants details, examination centre, photograph, Photo I.D., signature, fee etc. The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the applications with higher RID (Registration ID) shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.
(c) All candidates, whether already in Government Service, in Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations or in private employment should submit their applications direct to the Commission. Persons already in Government service, whether in permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under the Public Enterprises are, however, required to inform in writing their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the Examination. Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Commission withholding permission to the candidates applying for/appearing at the Examination, their application will be liable to be rejected/candidature will be liable to be cancelled.
NOTE-1: While filling in his/her On-line Application Form, the candidate should carefully decide about his/her choice for the Centre for the Examination. If any candidate appears at a Centre other than the one indicated by the Commission in his/her eadmission certificate, the papers of such a candidate will not be valued and his/her candidature will be liable to cancellation.
NOTE-2: Suitable provisions for information regarding use of scribes by the blind candidates, candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment), candidates with both arms affected and such PwBD candidates who produces a certificate to the effect that he/she has physical limitation to write have been made in the online application.
NOTE-3: Incomplete or defective applications shall be summarily rejected. No representation or correspondence regarding such rejection shall be entertained under any circumstances.
(d) Candidates are not required to submit hard copy/print out of their application to the Commission at this stage. The candidates applying for the Examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of Examination for which they are admitted by the Commission viz. Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Personality Test/Interview will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the Preliminary Examination, Main Examination or Personality Test/Interview, it is found that they do not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions; their candidature for the Examination will be cancelled by the Commission.